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Micro-badging Professional Learning Series

Micro-badging is a hot topic in education! These bite-sized visual representations provide clear evidence that learners have acquired a specific skill and are sought after by employers. ITEEA's STEM Center for Teaching and Learning™ is offering a 14-hour micro-badging professional learning series.

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Micro-badging Professional Learning Series

Time & Location

Dec 04, 2021, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WorkspaceCT, 16 Trowbridge Dr, Bethel, CT 06801, USA

About the Event

Micro-badging is a hot topic in education! These bite-sized visual representations provide clear evidence that learners have acquired a specific skill and are sought after by employers. Micro-badges are portable, easy to consume, and easy to trust. ITEEA's STEM Center for Teaching and Learning™ is offering a 14-hour micro-badging professional learning series focusing on safety in the STEM classroom.

2021-2022 Safety Micro-badging Series

•Oct 9; 9am-1pm: General Safety Topics in STEM Ed: Examining the progress of safety in STEM education and reviewing ten recommendations for a safer school year.

•Oct 23; 9am-11am: Safer Lab Design and Maintenance: A well-maintained lab is a safer lab. Explore strategies to involve students in laboratory maintenance.

•Nov 6; 9am-11am: 3-D Printing Safety: Can 3-D printers cause harm?

•Nov 20; 9am-11am: Safety in the Robotics Lab: From drones to battle bots, students build the most ingenious things but, is safety a concern?

•Dec 4; 9-1:00pm: Handheld and Portable Tools: Enhancing technology and engineering in STEM classrooms; exploring safer tool usage AND Safer Makerspaces (focus on interdisciplinary considerations): Building in safer practices from the beginning.

Upon completion of each of the five session, participants will receive:

•A one-year electronic ITEEA Membership

•Discounted Registration at ITEEA’s 2022 Annual Conference in Orlando

•Safety Microbadge to add to the bottom of their email signature

•A one-year CTEEA Unified Membership

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